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Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history

by Gwynne, S. C. 1953-

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Describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the kidnapping of a white girl, who grew up to marry a Comanche chief and have a son, Quanah, who became a great warrior. Full description

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Summary: Describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the kidnapping of a white girl, who grew up to marry a Comanche chief and have a son, Quanah, who became a great warrior.
Physical Description: viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-355) and index.
ISBN: 9781416591054
1416591052
9781416597155 (ebook)
1416597158 (ebook)
9781416591061 (pbk.)
1416591060 (pbk.)
Author Notes: S.C. Gwynne is a journalist who worked for Time and Texas Monthly. He has written several books including Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History and Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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